Alex Scott

Senior Physiotherapist, Physiotherapy Team Leader

Alex is a senior Physiotherapist and has been with IRS for 8 years, and in 2020 was appointed the role of Physiotherapy team lead.

Alex has worked in the neurological space for over a decade and has a particular passion for community work. In 2019, she completed post-graduate studies in Pain Management, through the University of Sydney. Alex has expertise in pain in neurological disorders, such as MS, stroke, ABI, and SCI.

Alex’s passion lies in raising awareness of pain in neurological disability, and advocating for better treatment and access to services and she is the current Disability chair for Tasmania for the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Alex has extensive experience supporting clients in managing:

  • Pain
  • Spasticity
  • Pressure care
  • Posture
  • Gait disorders
  • Falls
  • Vestibular and dizziness

Alex supports clients to explore:

  • aquatic therapy (hydrotherapy) and gym
  • sports and recreation
  • employment or volunteering opportunities
  • specialised equipment prescription such as wheelchairs, standing frames, mobility aids, hoists, transfer aids
  • healthy lifestyle change and personal empowerment

On weekends, you can usually find Alex in nature, tending to her veggie patch or turning her compost.

In 2022, Alex traded in Melbourne city life and bought her dream property in the gorgeous Huon Valley, where she continues to be part of the IRS team.

This year Alex will celebrate 8 years with IRS.

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